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Translated from the English by Friederike Levin. Emil Cinq-Mars, Detective in Montreal, is not exactly squeamish, but that does shock him: on Christmas Eve of all things, he finds his best informant murdered, hanged on a meat hook, dressed as Santa Claus. The sturdy loner Cinq-Mars suspects the killer to be in the ranks of the police, but has no evidence. His investigations initially point to power struggles between rival motorcycle gangs, but the Russian mafia, the Cosa Nostra and the CIA also have a say.

Review note on Die Zeit, 05.03.2009

"Hot and cold" is what the reviewer Tobias Gohlis says when he reads what he thinks is an almost perfect crime thriller by John Farrow. In Montreal, ravaged by corruption and violence, the informer of detective Emile CinqMars is found dead, hanged on a meat hook. Gohlis considers the success that Trevor Ferguson only achieved under the pseudonym John Farrow to be absolutely justified. Because the longing of every thriller reader to lead a life 'on the knife edge "is fully fulfilled with this reading. The question arises why Gohlis only calls the thriller" almost perfect ".